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areas. radar shows some snow up toward frederick, maryland, down towards annapolis, but what it doesn't show you is it's still falling in parts of the area, it's bust. >> he, very light snow. you can see what's happening back to the west. the bigger part of the storm is become to the west. as it transfers energy off the coast, we will lose a lot of moisture. this is not going to be a very big storm for the region. winter weather advisory in effect in the purple areas through early tomorrow morning. that most likely the result of what we'll be dealing with, the timing of this. winter storm warning down to the south. i don't think they'll hit the criteria either. we'll have to wait and see. look at the temperatures. well above freezing all across the area. anything that falls this evening will quickly melt. i will have the updated snowfall total map in a minute. >> and if you don't have it now, you should download our nbc washington app so you can keep track of the storm and get any
and we're also following a developing story right now. two men are charged with forcing a 16-year-old girl into prostitution. one of the suspects is a local school bus driver, and tonight authorities believe there could be more victims. news4's mark segraves is live in rockville with a look at how the suspects were caught. mark? >> reporter: good evening, barbara. yes, it was at this red roof inn in rockville where police first became aware of the prostitution ring after a 16-year-old victim called 911 for help. it was late december here in room 257 at the red roof inn on shady grove road. police say a 16-year-old girl feared for her life as a man she was forced to have sex with was threatening her with a knife. >> certainly these cases we always, you know, believe that there is a possibility there are additional victims so we're asking anyone who believes that they are a victim of this human trafficking or the sexual abuse
to please come forward to the police department. >> reporter: according to charging documents 21-year-old savion sharpe and 36-year-old raleigh mcclam forced the 16-year-old girl to have sex with men who responded to online ads for prostitutes on several occasions. >> she described approximately four to five times both in montgomery county in maryland and in virginia. >> reporter: mcclam told prosecutors he works as a school bus driver in prince george's county. a school spokesperson said they have a policy not to discuss any individual student, employee, or family member, but they can tell us they conduct rigorous background checks on all employees. police say mcclam's claim to be a school bus driver is part of their investigation. >> it has been looked at. at this time we have no connection between their occupations and how they met this victim. >> reporter: now, savion sharpe remains behind bars. mcclam, the school bus driver, was released on bond pending his next court hearing.
the condition of the 16-year-old victim as well as an additional charge just one of the suspects is facing. reporting live in rockville, mark segraves, news4. breaking news into the live desk. a former daycare teacher in virginia was just convicted of child cruelty and abusing 2-year-olds. prosecutors say key era spriggs helped create a baby fight club in woodbridge. she was convicted on nine counts and acquitted on 14 others. another teacher, sarah jordan, was found guilty of similar charges in january. two other teachers testified spriggs systematically mistreated the toddlers encouraging twin sisters to fight, stomping on bare toes and spraying kid with full pressure hoses. the jury still deciding how to sentence for spriggs. pat? police hope newly released video will help them solve a murder in fairfax county. they're looking for
in the surveillance video from the inside skyline towers apartment complex. it's along seminary road in the falls church area. investigators say someone shot and killed babtunde fadahunsi. in loudoun county the search is on for someone who robbed a taxi driver at gunpoint. a cabbie got into an argument with another driver after the second driver blew through a stop sign earlier this week. it happened at an apartment complex in ashburn. police say the other driver robbed the taxi driver 6 his phone and wallet. they say he drove off in a burgundy colored sedan. one of d.c.'s most iconic bridges is in danger of shutting down. transportation reporter adam tuss went inside the memorial bridge last year to check out the deteriorating conditions. his story is on our nbc washington app. news4's tom sherwood joins us from along the potomac river with how much i
keep this bridge open. tom? >> reporter: pat, $250 million, a complete makeover. the bridge is pretty, but it's falling apart. thousands of motorcycles cross the memorial bridge every memorial day in the rolling thunder ceremony. but it's the daily wear and tear of 68,000 vehicles and the corrosion of aging underpinning that threaten to shut down the bridge in five years if massive repairs aren't done. that cost, $250 million the u.s. park service doesn't have. >> fixing arlington memorial bridge is going to take a coalition of regional partners. it's going to take more than just the national park service to do this. >> reporter: the memorial bridge repairs would take up nearly all of the u.s. park service budget for all parks across the country. but it needs to be done. when you talk about the bridge being so bad it has to
make. >> it is, and it's not one we take lightly but what's most important is for drivers and pedestrians to be safe. >> reporter: the bridge first built in 1932 also is used by many pedestrians and cyclists. >> i go across it every day on my bicycle. i also travel over it on my vehicle. on occasion they have had to close lanes, restrict traffic, take out trucks, so it's a real problem. >> reporter: now, coming up at 6:00, closing this bridge would be really, really bad for virginia commuters. i'm tom sherwood. back to you, barbara. >> thank you, tom. maryland's highest court is deciding whether an officer charged in freddie gray's death must testify against fellow officers. gray died from a spinal cord injury in the back of a police van and his death sparked violent riots in the city of baltimore. chris gordon is live in annapolis where lawyers for officer william porter say his testimony could jeopardize his own trial.
chris? >> reporter: all six baltimore police trials are on hold while the maryland court of appeals considers what may turn out to be a historic ruling. baltimore police officer william porter's appeal has no precedent in the maryland court of appeals. >> this is a unique situation and it's not like any other situation that we've seen. >> correct. >> reporter: prosecutors want porter to testify against the five other officers charged in the death of freddie gray, who succumbed to injuries he suffered in a police van. officer porter was the first to go on trial. it ended with a hung jury in december. porter will be retried in june. the trial judge is compelling porter to testify with use immunity, meaning nothing he says can be used against him. the judge has ordered him to be a prosecution witness against van driver caesar goodson and
white, but porter refuses and has filed this appeal. his lawyers argue that it's unconstitutional to force him to testify with his retrial pending. >> on top of that, look around. it will be live tweeting. what officer porter says will be covered in the news, the jurors will hear it. >> why shouldn't that be measured and evaluated after it's happened. >> because it can't be. >> reporter: the maryland attorney general's office argued officer porter is actually better off because he's already testified in his own defense at his first trial. >> the state is better off -- >> i think everyone is. >> rather than the defendant. >> i think everyone is better off. >> reporter: the maryland court of appeals is expediting this matter to try to get the baltimore police trials back on track. its written opinion is expected as early as tomorrow. now, coming up on news4 at 6:00, a legal expert predicts the outcoas
in court today. that's the latest live from annapolis at the maryland court of appeals, chris gordon, news4. i'm adam tuss, getting on a streetcar, but not the d.c. streetcar. this is the atlanta streetcar, and it just opened about a year ago. we're going to take you through some of the successes and the learning curves of this system coming up. and the gloves are off. former presidential candidate mitt romney doesn't hold back about front-runner donald trump. later see how trump responds to this. >> he's playing the members of the american public for suckers. he gets a free ride to the white house, and all we get is a lousy hat. >> mitt is a failed candidate. he failed. he failed horribly. and i'm scott macfarlane at the news4 live desk. right now a large police presence in a neighborhood in manassas. police are looking for two men who were shooting at a car.
hit but the bullets did hit a number of automobiles in the area. aspen drive behind the georgetown south shopping center. police are concerned because the men may have high-powered rifles they say. they called in the atf to assist. if you live in this area, you're asked to stay inside. we're going to ke watching the situation as it unfolds and keep you posted right after this.
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d.c.'s streetcar versus atlanta's streetcar. we're comparing two trolley services to help you better prepare for what may be coming down the tracks, and we hit the road to get some answers. from portland to salt lake city and now d.c., street cars are coming back to the streets across america. but many have run into some serious road blocks. this afternoon we head down south to the peach state where transportation reporter adam tuss is getting some guidance for the district. >> reporter: so check it out, streetcar tracks in the ground. the wires overhead, but this is not h street in northeast d.c. this is downtown atlanta. we're here checking out their streetcar system, and there's a lot to learn. >> door closing. please stand clear. >> reporter: step on board the atlanta streetcar and one of the first things you will be asked for, a ticket. >>
>> reporter: while the d.c. streetcar is free for now, atlanta just started charging a buck after a year of free rides. you buy the ticket on the platform, show it as you board, and if you don't have one, they may stop the streetcar and make you pay. the whole process can get clumsy. >> the machine wouldn't take my credit card so it was difficult to pay. >> reporter: paying to ride the streetcar here at least anecdotally may be putting a big dent in ridership. >> it should be free. it's not worth it. >> reporter: the streetcar here has faced heavy criticism. >> it's a waste of time. they're too slow. they're like riding a turtle. >> reporter: but supporters say the true impact will reveal itself over time. a.j. robinson is the president of central atlanta progress, which is intricately involved in the streetcar project. the initial 2.7-mile loop here cost about $100 million to build. >> do you see people's poinf
expense? >> sclooabsolutely, but i would the same about a road you go on one in your life. >> reporter: he said it's about giving this car dependent community a new choose. >> we try to explain the heart of the city is an important thing. >> reporter: andrea simmons is the transportation reporter for "the atlanta journal-constitution." she says the biggest problem here is management. >> there's a real shortage of people who are experienced with street cars because there's so many of them opening all over the country and there's only a few people who know how to do this really specialized area of transit. >> reporter: d.c. leaders say they've solved the issue of proper management. next hour at 6:00, i'll tell you why officials say riders may not be the most important part of this project. in atlanta, adam tuss, news4. starting at 9:00 tonight, the district will deploy more than 200 plow trucks ahead of the exed
slush starts to accumulate but crews will not pretreat the roadways. >> that's because any rain would wash away the brine solution. they suggest pretreating sidewalks to help prevent icing. >> let's get to doug and veronica in the storm center with more on what we can expect from that snow. >> and let me just say, this is another thing with d.c. i just don't understand. we're not predicting any rain at all, so no reason for them not to pretreat roadways. they've done it in parts of virginia. this is not going to be a lot of snow, but rain is not going to be an issue here. it's all snow. >> exactly. as this system is coming into the area, we've got reports of some scattered flurry activity right now. really a minimal impact system for us after such a crazy winter for us, but it's in and out of here. >> exactly. by the morning commute it's out of here. so that's some very good news. let's take a look and show you. we have the cloud cover across the area. temperatures right now still on the mild side at least for a snowstorm to be developi
40 degrees now, winds out of the southwest at 5 miles an hour. everybody is still above freezing but notice starting to see our northern zones into the mid-30s here. we will begin to cool fairly -- continue to cool over the next few hours. this is where it's snowing back towards the west, in and around waldorf. even where it says rain, this is all snow. so, d.c., why not pretreat the roads? it would help. we're not going to see a lot through around 7:00, 8:00, 9:00 tonight so i'm not too worried about the roads. now, as we look at what's going to continue to happen, this storm system is moving our way. as this storm moves our way, the stronger storm to the south is going to move right along the coast and it's going to take a lot of this energy and move it off the coast. so we're not going to see a very big storm from this at all. the big storm part will be just out to sea. here it is on future weather. timing it out for you and showing you at 9:00 not much really going on here. at 11:00 we start to get in on the action. you can see just about everybody dealing with some snow. by
to our northern zones and notice the southern part starting to take shape here. if you live in st. mary's county, westmoreland county, down into the northern neck, fredericksburg, this is the area we expect to see a little more snow during the day tomorrow, but by 7:00, 8:00, 9:00 it's out of here. by 1:00 in the afternoon we're starting to see melting. here is what we're expecting, maybe at the most 1 to 2 inches in areas to the north and then down to the south a 1 to 2 inch-plus region. if we see heavier snow it could be 1 to 2 inches plus, maybe a coating inside the d.c. metro area in and around parts of northern virginia, so we're not talking a lot, and one of the reasons why we're not talking a lot is the roads. veronica has much more on how the roads may be impacted for tomorrow morning's commute. >> we start with a look at this evening. upper 30s, low 40s right now, and throughout the day the road temperatures have been running much higher than the air temperatures. so we're going to talk about that too a little bit. early part of the night the roads are just wet. we're not going to get into any
tomorrow there could be a handful of slick spots around the area, just a handful. i really think that's minimal. you're looking at the temperature there. the blue, that's the air temperature tomorrow morning, low to mid-30s. the road temperature will be slightly higher than that. so say around 35 degrees. here is the areas in the red zone where there could be maybe some slick spots. far out west side of 66, i-66, around 70, 270, frederick and heading up to haguerstown, martinsburg, even frostburg. we have that hole in the middle where we're just fine, bethesda, clinton, and bowie, and down south, southern maryland, there might be some slick spots there too because that's the area where there could be a bit more than maybe an inch over two of snow. so 40 degrees here for the evening rush. most of that snow coming after 8:00 to midnight, of course, and continuing a little bit through early, early part of the morning rush. doug? >> yeah, and again we could have a couple school delays tomorrow. i doubt we'll see many cancellations but i wouldn't be
it's out of here tomorrow afternoon with a high of 43. 46 on saturday. snow flurries saturday night into sunday but by sunday afternoon we're up to 50 and then we get to 60, and, yes, 70 is next. veronica has more on that in the seven-day forecast. >> can't wait for that. >> is this winter's last stand? >> i don't think so, pat. we have to look to the middle part of march, we might get a little cool weather moving back in but if it is, it's the smallest stand ever. >> thank you, doug. >> we'll take that. >> thank you, doug. it looks like a common sweetener can be lethal to dogs and one family found that out the hard way. an arizona woman's pup dancer is the name found a container of gum and ate about 30 pieces of it. the family figured the dog would just have a bellyache, but after an hour they realized it was much worse than that. the gum contained a sweetener called xi la toll which is toxic to dogs. >> you keep your cabinets locked. you keep medicines u
away from your kids and really the same thing needs to be done if you're going to take on the responsibility of having a dog. >> she wants to make sure other pet owners are aware of the dangers so she posted a video warning on facebook. some encouraging news after a deadly rampage. we have an update on one of the youngest victims of an uber driver's alleged shooting spree. plus, will they stay or will they go? the obamas make a decision about their future in washington. he's not your average bank robber. he's a man of many disguises. he makes specific demands. and he's making off with some big money. that story coming up, news4.
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we got some good news today about two of the victims in that mass shooting in michigan last month. according to her go fund me page, the youngest of the victims, 14-year-old abigail opened her eyes and recognized her parents last night. she was originally pronounced dead after the shooting spree in kalamazoo. there was also a milestone for 25-year-old tiana kor ruthers this week. she was moved from a hospital to a rehab facility where she is learning to walk on her own again.
enough for an aarp card but he's still very active in the crime business. investigators in montgomery county are trying to track down a serial bank robber whos had hit half a dozen spots. pat collins has our report. >> reporter: he's a man of many disguises. mime man, umbrella man, bundled up man. in montgomery county he's most wanted man, a bank robber linked to at least six bank jobs in the last four years. tommy thompson and a group of detectives are trying to hunt this guy down. >> he seems to know the inner workings of the bank. he's very familiar with the banks. he goes to the teller, points the gun. he always demands large bills and he always tells the teller no gps or tracking devices. >> reporter: look what would when one bank teller tried to give him a stack of bills with a tracking device
he pulled it out, ripped up the money, and tossed it on the ground. he's robbed banks in potomac, bethesda, and here in kensington. he seems to like this m & t bank on montgomery avenue. he's hit this place twice, most recently on february 13th. there he is inside getting money in that cloth shopping bag. when he comes out, the robber walks down the sidewalk towards that building with the green awning. a customer follows him down the street. when the customer comes around the corner, there's the bank robber, gun in his hand. come over here, he says. the customer turns and runs for his life. now, take another good look at this man of many disguises. police say they're going to
him. sooner or later they say they're going to track him down. so you're going to get him? >> yeah, it's just matter of time. >> reporter: in montgomery county, pat collins, news4. >> reporter: i'm darcy spencer in annapolis where some are trying to close a loophole in maryland law of that may have allowed the death of two young children allegedly at the hands of their own mom. the story ahead. and what do you think is going to happen in the gop nominating race? could trump be the nominee? we've been asking this question today on social media, and a lot of you are still voting on our facebook page. look at that. 45%, trump will be the nominee. 38%, contested convention. 17%, third-party candidacy. ahead, we'll find out what mitt romney had to say about having the wrong guy for the job. >> you say, wait, wait, wait, isn't he a huge business success? doesn'
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annapolis with more on how lawmakers plan to make sure those type ever threats are investigated. >> reporter: well, it may be hard to believe, but 12 children have been murdered in prince george's county in just the last two years, including those two toddlers. this legislation is about preventing another tragedy. sonya spoon allegedly suffocated her own children, her 1-year-old son and 3-year-old daughter. she allegedly killed her kids two days after being released from the hospital following a psychiatric evaluation where she had threatened to kill her kids and herself. >> there were threats that were being made by the mother at the time, and no one was notified. >> reporter: made you feel like maybe it could have been prevented. >> it could have been prevented we feel. >> reporter: health care providers were not required to notify social services that spoon had made the threats, which prosecutors say she carried out i
home a year and a half ago. >> we took care of the mother in that instance, got her the mental health treatment she needed and forgot to go home and make sure her children were also safe. >> reporter: now lawmakers have introduced legislation to close a loophole in maryland law to require health care providers and others to report these types of serious threats to social services and for them to investigate within 24 hours. >> we have been way too lax in our opinion in terms of requiring individuals to take action when we believe that a child is at risk, and this will give us the ability to do that. >> reporter: the bill treats threats the same as actual harm of a child, and in the case of sonya spoon, that intervention may have resulted in the mother or even the children being removed from that home. >> what is most egregious about this particular case is that we believe that in many respects we had the ability to prevent this. >> reporter: coming up on news4 at 6:00, how this legislation could impact e
abuse investigation. we are live in annapolis, darcy spencer, news4. >> thank you, darcy. a final farewell for the family killed in a car crash over the weekend in bethesda. the funeral service was today at st. vincent depaul chapel at catholic university. michael and alessandra buarque de macedo had their teenage son thomas with them and they were all three killed last saturday. their teenage daughter was critically hurt. the family was driving to walt whitman high school saturday to ascettend the school play. as the car turned left on river road, another vehicle slammed into them. well, you're going to see some snow during your ride to work tomorrow morning. >> that's right, and we are really keeping an eye on how the snow will impact folks, especially in veronica, what do you think? >> well, let's talk about the first thing. you said snow for early tomorrow morning, especially i think if you're on the
7:00 or 8:00 a.m. after that our chances really start dwindling very quickly, and we have some scattered flurry activity out there right now. yes, it's moving through. winter weather advisory starts at 10:00 p.m. this evening. goes until 10:00 a.m. friday with that winter storm warning down through the northern neck, also down through richmond. look, big hole across our area on storm team4 radar. we focus over here. what's to the south and west and what's starting to move this way. around warrenton, culpeper, around washington, yes, some reports it is falling there. some of the light snow. culpeper, washington, temperatures in that pocket right now around 32 degrees. look at that, la ray at 32. just to the east and south, culpeper, 38, 39 manassas. everywhere else midand upper 30s. i think our roads will be fine for the evening rush. we'll talk more about the morning rush and the impacts on roads and whatever you got to do tomorrow. we'll take you through the day and the weekend in a few minutes. a scathing
the republican front-runner for president. a former gop nominee tore into donald trump during a speech in utah. chris lawrence is here now with more. >> it was a pointed attack both political and personal, and it only took romney 17 minutes to lay out why he thinks trump isn't fit to be commander in chief. here is just a small
part of what he said. >> if we republicans choose donald trump as our nominee, the prospects for a safe and prosperous future are greatly diminished. this is an individual who mocked a disabled reporter, who attributed a reporter's questions to her menstrual cycle, who mocked a brilliant rival who happened to be a woman due to her appearance, who bragged about his marital affairs and who laces his public speeches with vulgarity. he's not of the temperament of the kind of stable, thoughtful person we need as leader. his imagination must not be married to real power.
trump is a phony, a fraud. his promises are as worthless as a degree from trump university. he's playing the members of the american public for suckers. his domestic policies would lead to recession. his foreign policies would make america and the world less safe. he has neither the temperament nor the judgment to be president, and his personal qualities would mean that america would cease to be a shining city on a hill. >> wow. within hours trump fired back. he was at a campaign rally in portland, maine, and brought up romney's failed bid for the white house. trump also hinted that today's criticism comes from him not backing another romney run. >> mitt is a failed candidate. he failed. he failed horribly. he disappeared. he disappeared. and i wasn't happy about it. i'll be honest, because i am not a fan of barack obama and that was a race i
i backed him. you can see how loyal he is. he was begging for my endorsement. i could have said, mitt, drop to your knees. he would have dropped to his knees. he doesn't mention the fact that i built a city on the west side of manhattan. he didn't mention any of this. he was talking about a beef when he talked about a water company which i still have. so you help somebody, and then he turns. i will say this, he probably had a right to turn because nobody could have been nastier
than me in getting him not to run by saying he's a choke artist, and i will say the reason i did that, he was going to run, i love our country too much. if he would have run and even if he would have won, it would have been bad. he doesn't have what it takes to be president. that i can tell you. >> well, trump is likely to get it from all sides in tonight's debate when he squares off with the other three republican candidates in michigan. now, by the way, mitt romney will sit down live with matt lauer tomorrow morning on the
pat? >> all right, chris. thank you. the potential for testy exchanges isn't the only thing to watch for tonight. we have just posted a viewers' guide in the nbc washington app. just search debate guide. another story involving an officer in baltimore is gaining national attention. troubling video appears to show a school officer assaulting a young man, and now new action is being taken. it's about taking a stand.
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the baltimore police department is taking the lead in an apparent assault case captured on cell phone video. it appears to show a school officer smacking a teen. >> right now there's also a dispute between the school system and the teen's lawyer about whether he should have been on campus. here is tim tooten. >> reporter: the teen's lawyer told 11 news that school police officers called to the reach partnership campus may have mistakenly identified her client as an intruder. she says, in fact, he's a student. but that's not what city school officials are saying both in a late afternoon statement on wednesday and in this earlier interview. they called the teenager an instruder. >> no, this is not a student at reach. >> someone on reach's property? >> yeah, someone who was apparently on the property did not have permission to be on the
property. >> reporter: city school officials have been criticized in recent months for accounting students as being on the rolls when, in fact, they were absent. it could cost the district millions of dollars from the state. as for the ongoing police investigation, even though baltimore city has taken on major role in the beating probe, school officials say they're willing to work with other top agencies as well. >> we're working with the state's attorney's office in trying to look at everything. it was very troubling to see. very troubling to see. >> reporter: the police officer's lawyer says he's looking forward to setting the record straight as to what took place before what viewers witnessed on that videotape. as a mcdonald's worker, a virginia man tredreamed of owni his own property. now that he does, the government has planned to build a parkway through the middle of it. the bitter battle over eminent domain in loudoun county. plus,
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conversational snow. >> exactly. trying to put the storm system into context, we made a graphic for just that. a little more than conversation. still a minimal impact system for us. fast-moving, around a 12-hour event, if you will, because we're starting to see scattered flurry activity. it's after 10:00 p.m. when most of it will be moving in which is why at 10:00 p.m. our winter weather advisory begins. i think much of it is out of here by even 6:00 or 7:00 a.m. so if you wait until 9:00, 10:00 a.m. before you head out the door, this thing is gone. a little more than conversational but not quite the problematic storm for us. so i'm calling it a little nuisance system for us. we'll have a few delays possible early tomorrow morning. i think the main area that we're looking at is far northern maryland and down through southern maryland there could be a few slick spots where they could have some delays for about two hours. here is the activity right now. you can see it pulling into the area, but again a fairly broad system.
we'll see it transfer off the coast and then make its way north and east up for early tomorrow morning. around quanticquantico, down i-. we're already starting to see scattered flurry activity down through quantico, so around washington, quantico on south with it moving in. most of our snow again after 106:00 p.m., look at the temperature. 37 degrees. i'm not too worried at all about area road conditions until we get closer to 11:00 p.m. 36 in d.c., some of the outlying areas say up around montgomery county, gaithersburg, olney area on north, the temperature will be dropping to around 33, 34 degrees, but again for the most part we're above freezing for tonight, for early tomorrow morning. we could have one inch of that slushy snow ending most of it around the earlier morning hours. a few slick spots possible, delays as well, but we're going it see rapid improvements tomorrow. we're talking about maybe a little bit of sunshine during the afternoon. upper 30s right now. take a look at the morning temperatures.
32 around gaithersburg. montgomery county. 31 leesburg. sudly, 32 early tomorrow morning. you get the idea. i said northern maryland, southern maryland is where we've got the chance of seeing some slick spots and that's because that's where most of the snow activity will be the early part of the day tomorrow morning. let me show what you i'm talking about. here is 10:00, it comes in. you can see it picking up fairly broad across the area. by 6:00 a.m. most of the snow is mainly starting to move east of i-95 and very rapidly then out of here. a little bit of sunshine maybe for tomorrow afternoon with our temperatures that i have put on here for you running in the low 40s. so it will be comparable to today in terms of warmth. coating expected across the area. one to two around leonardtown. up around frederick, leesburg possible, and that's being optimistic. for the weekend we're 46 to 50 degrees, maybe a sprinkle or two saturday night and look at all the warmth, guys.
this. 60 on monday, 70s about all week long. but a little bit of snow again coming our way for the overnight period. >>veronica. come next january 20th, president obama will no longer call 1600 pennsylvania avenue home. however, his next address may not be that far away. when asked if he'd go home to chicago after leaving office, the president said they will probably stick around a couple years so the youngest daughter, sasha, can finish high school. the last former president to stay in the district as a private citizen after leaving office was woodrow wilson in 1921. in her final year as first lady, michelle obama will be traveling around the country to check out gardens inspired by her own. the first lady says she's excited to tell their stories and to thank them for their work. she's already surprised two d.c. elementary schools. mrs. obama started her garden on the south lawn in 2009.
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considering a plan to make it cheaper for some seniors to graduate. ward 7 council member yvette alexander has introduced legislation requiring free graduation caps, gowns, and tassels for high school students who get free and reduced priced lunches. thousands of d.c. students would qualify. now to a land battle in loudoun county. that's where a homeowner is taking on vdot as he tries to save his house. news4's derrick ward reports. >> reporter: it's 11 acres on broad run in ashburn. for sean it's a realization of the american dream. >> all of this columns, arches, all those details i made this with my own hands. >> reporter: the view across here used to be a wooded hillside, very picturesque. well, now, as you can see, it's something quite different. the $2 billion, 464-acre village center is going up almost in his back door, but he says he was never told when the machines would start on his
you see, there's a proposed road to connect russell branch road to pacific boulevard to get people to and from the new development and that road will come through his property. >> that's a zero point it will take off from here. >> reporter: the road was originally going on the other side of the property, but a historic tollhouse had to be avoided. a subsequent path for the road was even worse. through the house. he got an offer for the house behe said it was just about half of what they invested in it. they'd have to build around him. he and his attorney says he wasn't being told when the road was coming through. as they say he should when a jurisdiction is applying eminent doma domain. he says he just wants a say in how it would go through. he was told he would know when the bulldozer shows up. >> eminent domain can be a helpful tool but an owner shouldn't lose the right to defend his home before the bulldozers roll in. >> reporter: that was the argument made
today and the judge agreed. it gives him a chance to plead his case and preserve something else he holds dear, his piece of the american dream. derrick word, news4. an alert now to anyone who goes online and uses walmart pharmacy. the retailer says the prescription history of thousands of customers may have been visible to other customers. news4 consumer reporter susan hogan is in the newsroom with developing details. >> reporter: walmart tells us this was not a hack but a software coding mistake. this is what we know right now, we're told it happened over a four-day stretch, february 15th through the 18th. the prescription history and some other basic information such as address and birth days became visible to other customers logged into the site. walmart says users were not able to see social security numbers or financial information such as credit card and debit card numbers. fewer than 5,000 customers may have been affected. now,lm
ever will donate her brain to science for concussion research. brandi chastain hopes her decision will expand the attention surrounding concussions and cte. cte is caused by repetitive head trauma and has been found in several male soccer players and football players. chastain now retird ripped off her jersey after winning the 1999 women's world cup. baltimore's mayor says she is saddened and disturbed by the deadly workplace shooting of an employee at the department of public works. >> it started with a fight with a co-worker this morning. as lisa robinson shows us, the suspected killer is still on the loose. >> reporter: just before 9:00 this morning, an employee entered this department of public works facility on fulton avenue using his company access card and shot and killed a 34-year-old co-worker. >> there was some sort of argument that might have occurred prior to this incint
happening, and then gunshots were heard. >> reporter: the victim was found in a locker room and medics took him to shock trauma where doctors pronounced him dead. police say there was never an active shooting in the building which houses around 100 employees. public works director says this building is crucial to their operations. >> this is a maintenance facility, so that means our crews that work in the field working on our water mains or sewer mains dispatch out of here, and so this is where the heavy machinery, vehicles are housed. >> reporter: this is a secure building and everyone entering and exiting must have an access card. police say the two men had some sort of argument right before the shooting. >> at work making a living, and somehow or another the bad guy decided to end this dispute with a gun. >> certainly is shocking. both employees working for us and i know it's going to be a big clowe to our department as a
my focus is going to be on the employees that are working for me right now in making sure everybody is well. >> lisa robinson reporting. grief counselors are on the scene of that facility now. >> and the major praised those workers professionalism and their efforts helped prevent anyone else from getting hurt. now at 6:00, a war of words on the campaign trail. >> wait, wait, wait, isn't he a huge business success? doesn't he know what he's talking about? no, he isn't, and no, he doesn't. >> mitt is indeed a choke artist. he choked and he choked like i have never seen anyone choke other than rubio when chris christie was grilling him. that was one of the great chokes. >> the renewed effort to take down the republican front-runner and what it means ahead of tonight's debate. the political firestorm is not letting up. the controversial comments in a moment, but, first, our weather. >> yeah. some roads have been pretreated ahead of a winter m.
lot of snow but the timing on this one could impact your morning commute. let's get to doug in storm center 4. >> if this event was coming through the day, it would be a nonevent completely but it's coming overnight so that means without the sun helping to melt the snow we could see a little bit of accumulation out there. i'm really not expecting much. do not expect this to be any kind of a big storm, but we do have some snow falling around waldorf, around fredericksburg. a coating on some back decks and make rooftops in the culpeper area and warrenton region. more snow up to the north and it's all moving in here but a very disorganized system and when the system does get organized. it's going to be well off the coast. so once again we are not going to see very much at all. there is a winter weather advisory but this may actually just be canceled later tonight or at least into early tomorrow morning. i don't want to meet the advisory criteria. winter storm warning in effect for westmorel